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 Welcome to HammondCare Waratah

With 85 years of experience in providing expert dementia care, palliative care and frail aged care, HammondCare is regarded as one of Australia’s most innovative health and aged care providers.

Situated in Newcastle, HammondCare Waratah offers unparalleled compassionate and specialised care for people of frail age, as permanent residents or in respite care, including those living with dementia.

“HammondCare Waratah is doing an excellent job looking after my wife’s mental, physical and emotional health. I can honestly say that I couldn’t do a better job than what they are doing.” - Brook*

What does HammondCare Waratah offer?

The warmth of home: All 17 cottages provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere with the comforts of home. They each have their own single ensuite rooms, dining and sitting areas for residents to use any time of day and night. A newly built two-level care home featuring 72 smart-technology rooms. Each room incorporates a host of modern technologies and premium level finishes designed to make life more comfortable for those who are frail aged.

More staff per resident: Our staffing levels are higher than industry levels, with a high representation of registered nurses. We also have two trainers on-site who constantly ensure our care is of the highest standard. All staff have specialised training in frail aged care, dementia care and complex clinical care

Engagement with life: We encourage residents to take part in everyday activities which provides a sense of purpose and feeling involved. We also offer residents a variety of social and recreational opportunities, with an on-site chapel, hair salon, garden and community centre.

A fresh food culture: High quality, varied, and delicious food is essential to everyone’s physical and emotional health. That’s why we ensure all meals are freshly cooked on-site and we spend significantly more on each meal than industry average.

Surprisingly affordable: At HammondCare, we provide the highest possible quality of care. But that does not mean we cost more. Your financial situation will not affect finding a place at HammondCare.

 

Read our Care Home Guide to discover how HammondCare can help you

What is the difference between each individual care home at Waratah?

What is the difference between each individual care home at Waratah?

Each care home caters for different needs, offering a continuum of care as residents’ needs change over time. We are also able to offer expert respite care and palliative care when needed.

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How is HammondCare different to other aged care providers?

  • As an independent Christian charity, compassion is ingrained in how we care. We put care first. We are not about profit.
  • Our approach is centred on truly getting to know each person and their family, enabling us to tailor care to each resident's unique needs.
  • We have more than 25 years of expertise in caring for people living with dementia, offering specialised care and environments.
  • We specialise in providing expert care to older people who have more complex physical or cognitive care needs.
  • We are committed to an excellent food culture and ensure all meals are high quality, freshly cooked and offer variety and nutrition.
Our staff will ensure your family member or friend will receive the best possible care

Our staff will ensure your family member or friend will receive the best possible care

Our expert carers are chosen for their compassionate respect for older people and commitment to improving quality of life for people in need.

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HammondCare has the best interests of your family member or friend at heart

HammondCare has the best interests of your family member or friend at heart

We recognise that no two people have the same needs, and tailor our care to meet the requirements of each individual person. Our staff focus on building respectful relationships with every resident and their family.

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Brook and Mary's Story

Brook and Mary's Story

Brook and Mary moved from Darwin to Newcastle to improve quality of life for Mary, who is living with dementia. They could never have imagined that what began as a hopeful new start, quickly turned into the biggest challenge they’d ever faced.

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To learn more about HammondCare Waratah and its alternative accommodation, please feel free to phone us: 1800 776 112.

We are always happy to organise a tour of the care home, or we can arrange to meet with you at a location that suits you and your family.

HammondCare Waratah is located at 15 Tinonee Road, Waratah 2298. Phone: 1800 776 112.

 househandHow much does residential aged care cost?

There are a number of pricing and accommodation options available for residents transitioning into residential aged care at HammondCare Waratah. These options will depend on a number of factors, including your individual circumstances and care needs.

 

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Please contact our friendly admissions team on 1800 776 112 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, you can book a tour of HammondCare Waratah by filling in the form below:

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